Los Angeles

SFCV’s writers report on topics relevant to the Los Angeles area.

Michael Zwiebach - October 1, 2019

The orchestra’s chief operating officer moves up to the hot seat.

Jim Farber - October 1, 2019

The rapier-witted, cantankerous, prizewinning classical-music critic for the LA Times died Sept. 29.

Paul Kotapish - October 1, 2019

A critic’s thoughtful essay looks at the recent history and near future of arts journalism.

Tamzin Elliott - September 30, 2019

A big, excellent idea needs more attention to practical details.

Victoria Looseleaf - September 30, 2019

The soprano superstar chats about her wide-ranging projects beyond the limelight of the opera stage.

Richard S. Ginell - September 30, 2019

Anne Sofie von Otter shines in a Berlioz song cycle.

Jim Farber - September 28, 2019

Move over Hollywood, there’s a new 800-pound gorilla on the block.

Victoria Looseleaf - September 27, 2019

The globetrotting pianist opens the orchestra’s Disney Hall season with Gershwin.

Richard S. Ginell - September 23, 2019

The line between pop and classical continues to blur, in a three-concert series presented by Christopher Rountree and Anna Bulbrook.

Victoria Looseleaf - September 22, 2019

The innovative company has an upcoming residency at the Wallis that highlights the rise of the L.A. dance scene.